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Five Kentucky schools recognized as Model PLCs

Five Kentucky schools have been recognized by Solution Tree as Model Professional Learning Communities at Work for their sustained success in raising student achievement.

KBE SPOTLIGHT | Sharon Porter Robinson brings interest in education policy...

After a long career in education, self-described policy wonk Sharon Porter Robinson is working to close the gap between education policy and practice as a member of the Kentucky Board of Education.

KBE votes to allow school boards to postpone charter school training

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) voted at its regular meeting Feb. 4 to grant waivers to school boards wishing to hold off on 12 hours of charter school authorizer training until they receive a charter school application.

TAC meets in Frankfort to discuss Impact Kentucky, GoTeachKY

Representatives from the Kentucky Department of Education met with the Teacher’s Advisory Council to highlight KDE initiatives.

Konz Tatman named interim communications director at KDE

Toni Konz Tatman, a communications coordinator for the Jefferson County schools and a former journalist, has been named interim director of communications for the Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Interim Education Commissioner Kevin C. Brown announced today

Kentucky educators honored at national CTE event

Six career and technical education professionals from Kentucky public schools were among those honored in the national awards program at the Association for Career and Technical Education’s Career Tech Vision professional development conference in December in Anaheim, Calif.

Using social media to lift other teachers up

Teachers should be supporting other teachers; not competing against one another or trying to outdo the person in the classroom down the hall. We should be sharing our ideas, celebrating one another’s successes and trying to lift one another up when we are down.

Students selected for Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council

Eleven Kentucky public high school students have been named to the Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, a group that provides input to Kentucky Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis.

KDE’s Year in Review: Revising standards, honoring students

This is the final installment of a six-part series detailing the work and achievements of the Kentucky Department of Education during the past year.

KDE’s Year in Review: Working with districts facing challenges

This is the first of a six-part series detailing the work and achievements of the Kentucky Department of Education during the past year.